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  • Mr Mathew Tobin

    Senior Lecturer in Education: Primary English with Children's Literature

    School of Education

    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Matthew Tobin

    Phone number: +44 (0)1865 488355



    Mat Tobin teaches English and Children's Literature in Primary ITE and both the Primary PGCE and the 3-7 Early Years PGCE. He also teaches Early Children's LIterature on the undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Studies and leads several modules on the MA/PGCert in Education with a focus on Imagination and Creativity and Children's Reading. Since joining Brookes in 2014 after 16 years of Primary teaching in Oxfordshire, Mat has been asked to deliver several keynotes across the UK on Reading for Pleasure, Picturebooks and Engaging pupils in the reaeding and writing process. He has research interests in children's literature and the Reading for Pleasure agenda.